BeatleLinks LogoNav Panel New Sites Cool Sites Top Rated Fab Forum Add A Site Link To Us Revolution Radio New Products



Go Back   BeatleLinks Fab Forum > Solo Forums > Menlove Avenue


Reply

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:28 PM   #1
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Smile It's Johnny's Birthday!! (let's spam this thread up!)

Let's celebrate John this month! I can't believe he would have been 74 years old...I remember Yoko wrote that gorgeous introduction for the Lennon Anthology and, to paraphrase, she said John was basically old for his years. So even though I can't believe that he would have been 74, I can definitely imagine (see what I did there) a 74 year-old John. He would have been awesome.

Some people get really emotional when thinking about John this month and the next couple...understandably. But I agree with Yoko and many others: John should be remembered for all the incredible things he gave us. So many beautiful, positive, and really priceless gems- of music, words, laughter, etc.

The thing that always amazes me about John is that I can never really get bored with him. I honestly can't name another artist that I can say that about. He never bores me. There was just too much going on with him, and he lived such a fascinating and controversial life. That aspect of him is probably why he is that icon he remains.

So anyways...I started this thread for the yearly spam of things by fans from all over the world...just, you know, showing the love for this singular artist. Love you John. You really were something else.
__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:34 PM   #2
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:35 PM   #3
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:36 PM   #4
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default




__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:36 PM   #5
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:39 PM   #6
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default



Sometimes he has been abominably rude to me. I remember once attending a recording session at E.M.I. studios in St John’s Wood. The Beatles were on the studio floor and I was with their recording manager George Martin in the control room. The intercom was on and I remarked that there was some sort of flaw in Paul’s voice in the number ‘Till There Was You’.

John heard it and bellowed back: ‘We’ll make the record. You just go on counting your percentages.’ And he meant it. I was terribly annoyed and hurt because it was in front of all the recording staff and the rest of the Beatles. We all looked at one another and felt uncomfortable and John turned away, indicating that there was no apology coming. I left the studios in a sort of sullen rage.

Later we had it out, but he told me quite emphatically that it was not cruelly intended and only meant in fun. He is a full and generous person and I cannot think of anyone I admire or like better.

— Brian Epstein, A Cellarful of Noise. (1964)
__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon

Last edited by Apple Scruff : Oct 08, 2014 at 08:41 PM.
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:46 PM   #7
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

Class act:



__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon

Last edited by Apple Scruff : Oct 08, 2014 at 08:47 PM.
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 08:49 PM   #8
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

Come on everyone!!!! Post if you find stuff!!! Let's keep this spam going for a while. Throw some life into this board for John!

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 11:35 PM   #9
Winston O' Boogie
Day Tripper
 
Winston O' Boogie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 12, 2013
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 310
Default


Last edited by Winston O' Boogie : Oct 08, 2014 at 11:36 PM.
Winston O' Boogie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 08, 2014, 11:55 PM   #10
Winston O' Boogie
Day Tripper
 
Winston O' Boogie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 12, 2013
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 310
Default

Winston O' Boogie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 06:23 AM   #11
Bongo
Nowhere Man
 
Bongo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 22, 2014
Posts: 236
Default

Happy B-Day John.
__________________
The Beatles gives me Eargasms!
Bongo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 07:38 AM   #12
4iiiis
Mr. Moonlight
 
4iiiis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 22, 2011
Location: Off the Walls & Over the Bridges
Posts: 946
Default Heeeeeeeeerrrrrreee's Johnny!

Yippee! We get to celebrate our man John during this wonderful month of OCTOBER :-)
Congrats to all who have their birthday during this most colorful month (moi!). And thanks for rustling me out of my cave AppleScruff :-) (hi everyone! did you miss me?)

USAToday had the class to showcase John today in a slideshow. (shame on you CNN! Not a word)

USA Today slideshow: John Lennon


Yes, I know we've see all of these pictures before, but today is JOHN'S day, so get over it! Let's look at some John px :-)
Cheers!!
4iiiis
4iiiis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 07:43 AM   #13
4iiiis
Mr. Moonlight
 
4iiiis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 22, 2011
Location: Off the Walls & Over the Bridges
Posts: 946
Default USAToday Screencaps










4iiiis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 07:48 AM   #14
Winston O' Boogie
Day Tripper
 
Winston O' Boogie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 12, 2013
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 310
Default

Winston O' Boogie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 07:56 AM   #15
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 07:58 AM   #16
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Smile Yay 4iiiis!!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by 4iiiis View Post
Yippee! We get to celebrate our man John during this wonderful month of OCTOBER :-)
Congrats to all who have their birthday during this most colorful month (moi!). And thanks for rustling me out of my cave AppleScruff :-) (hi everyone! did you miss me?)

USAToday had the class to showcase John today in a slideshow. (shame on you CNN! Not a word)

USA Today slideshow: John Lennon


Yes, I know we've see all of these pictures before, but today is JOHN'S day, so get over it! Let's look at some John px :-)
Cheers!!
4iiiis


Thank you 4iiiis for coming in after I stalked you on PM! I appreciate this post and I love that slideshow!!!!
__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 08:00 AM   #17
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default




__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 08:01 AM   #18
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 08:02 AM   #19
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

Thank you Winston for your posts Please share more!!!

Thank you Bongo! You can add any positive and beautiful John thoughts as well!!!


Wow 4iiiis!!!! THANK YOU for the spam of pics! You rock. I hope you are having a great time celebrating John!
__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 09, 2014, 08:03 AM   #20
Apple Scruff
Sun King
 
Apple Scruff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 10, 2002
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,536

Default

__________________
"Let me live in you..." ~ John Lennon
Apple Scruff is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yoko Ono turned 80 and there's no threads? Fly Menlove Avenue 12 Feb 24, 2013 08:28 AM
14 John Lennon news updates and articles Peregrine9 Menlove Avenue 0 Oct 09, 2012 05:40 PM
Happy Birthday Ringo!!! Bexy_Starkey Goodnight Vienna 37 Jul 16, 2005 07:03 AM
felt like 'Spam'ming in a Pythonesque way Tim Not Only A Northern Song 2 Aug 25, 2002 06:33 AM
it's johnny's birthday joe Your Mother Should Know 7 Mar 13, 2001 09:48 PM


Advertisements

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Site Features
Search Links

  Advanced Search
Category Jump



BeatleMail

FREE E-MAIL
@ BEATLEMAIL.COM


Username


Password




New User Sign-Up!
Lost Password?
Beatles History




Donate
The costs of running our database and discussion forum are steadily rising. Any help we receive is greatly appreciated. Click HERE for more information about donating to BeatleLinks.
Extras
» Chat Room
» Current News
» Monthly Contest
» Interviews Database
» Random Site
» Banner Exchange
» F.A.Q.
» Advertise
» Credits
» Legal
» Contact Us
Copyright © 2000-2020 BeatleLinks
All Rights Reserved